Zambia Cooperative Federation acquires majority stake in Kasama milling

ZAMBIA – The Zambia Cooperative Federation (ZCF) has entered into an equity partnership with Kasama Milling to own 70% shares in the milling company in bid to reduce the mealie meal prices. As a result […]

Africa Milling Limited opens new maize milling facility in Zambia

ZAMBIA – African Milling Limited, one of Zambia’s largest integrated wheat and maize flour milling operations, commissioned its newly installed maize mill with a capacity of 336T/24H and 50,000T storage. The official opening of the […]

Zambeef harvests 6,000 metric tonnes of winter maize in Zambia

ZAMBIA – Zambeef, Zambia’s leading agribusiness company realized 6,000 metric tonnes of Winter maize, harvested in Sinazongwe district South of Zambia, aimed at easing the shortage of maize and maize mealie in the country caused […]

Zimbabwe’s Silo Foods Industries bids higher for grains to boost stocks

ZIMBABWE – Silo Foods Industries, a state owned agro processing company, says it will now be buying maize and small grain from farmers at RTGS$2 100 per tonne, higher than RTGS$1 400 gazetted by the […]

Rwanda partners with private investors to establish US$1.32m maize mill

RWANDA – Nyagatare District in Eastern province Rwanda has entered into a partnership with a farmers’ association in the district that will see the establishment of a US$1.32 million (Rwf1.2bn) maize milling factory. The new […]

Kenyan millers oppose government’s maize flour blending policy

KENYA – Grain millers in Kenya have opposed the government’s proposal to blend maize flour with other local grains in an effort to ease overreliance of maize, reports the Daily Nation. According to Munir Thabit, […]